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Coronavirus testing may not be needed in some cases after exposure: CDC

[ad_1] People without COVID-19 symptoms may not need to be tested even after exposure to the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a reversal of earlier guidelines. In an update earlier this week,┬áthe CDC said, “You do not necessarily need a test unless you are a vulnerable individual or your … Read more Coronavirus testing may not be needed in some cases after exposure: CDC

Gujarat records 1,118 new Covid cases, 23 more deaths

Gujarat records 1,118 new Covid cases, 23 more deaths

Gujarat’s coronavirus tally reached 73,238 on Tuesday with 1,118 new cases and the death toll rose to 2,697 with 23 fresh fatalities. Meanwhile, a total of 1,140 patients were discharged on Tuesday, taking the total number to 56,416. The state currently has 14,125 active cases, out of which 79 critical patients are still on ventilator. … Read more Gujarat records 1,118 new Covid cases, 23 more deaths

Survey Of Contact Tracing Workforce Shows Little Growth, Despite Surging Cases : Shots

[ad_1] From left to right; contact tracers Christella Uwera, Dishell Freeman and Alejandra Camarillo work at Harris County Public Health Contact Tracing facility in Houston, Texas, Thursday, June 25, 2020. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption toggle caption David J. Phillip/AP From left to right; contact tracers Christella Uwera, Dishell Freeman and Alejandra Camarillo work at … Read more Survey Of Contact Tracing Workforce Shows Little Growth, Despite Surging Cases : Shots

Coronavirus Cases Across Asia Are Again On The Rise : NPR

[ad_1] Parts of Asia that seemed to have COVID-19 under control have witnessed fresh outbreaks. China, Japan and Vietnam, which had few or no cases in the past month or so, are seeing a resurgence. NOEL KING, HOST: More than 18 million people around the world have gotten COVID-19. The U.S. has the highest death … Read more Coronavirus Cases Across Asia Are Again On The Rise : NPR

Health Experts Urge A Shutdown Do-Over As COVID-19 Cases Surge : NPR

[ad_1] In San Francisco, a poster seen in March urges the public to socially distance in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff Chiu/AP In San Francisco, a poster seen in March urges the public to socially distance in an effort to contain the spread of … Read more Health Experts Urge A Shutdown Do-Over As COVID-19 Cases Surge : NPR

Gov. Hogan On The Coronavirus Cases In Maryland And The State’s Economy : NPR

[ad_1] NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan about how the coronavirus has affected his state’s economy and how he’s planning to approach budget shortfalls at the start of a new fiscal year. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Congress is locked right now in fierce negotiations over a fifth rescue package. Enhanced unemployment benefits are … Read more Gov. Hogan On The Coronavirus Cases In Maryland And The State’s Economy : NPR

With Testing Delays And Cases Surges, Contact Tracing Is Stymied In Some States : Shots

[ad_1] People wait in line outside of a COVID-19 testing site in Florida. The state has seen unprecedented surges in coronavirus cases in recent weeks. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption toggle caption Lynne Sladky/AP People wait in line outside of a COVID-19 testing site in Florida. The state has seen unprecedented surges in coronavirus cases in … Read more With Testing Delays And Cases Surges, Contact Tracing Is Stymied In Some States : Shots

Arizona COVID-19 Cases Fall For Two Consecutive Weeks : NPR

[ad_1] Arizona’s average daily coronavirus case count has dropped 21% in the last two weeks. Modelers and a prominent critic of state policy talk about whether the downturn is likely to last. LEILA FADEL, HOST: Since June, Arizona has seen rapid, unrelenting growth in daily coronavirus infections. But now case counts have dropped for two … Read more Arizona COVID-19 Cases Fall For Two Consecutive Weeks : NPR